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Archives: October 2011

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Minor News: Satin Leaves Winter Ball

There's really no reason to make too much of this, but Josh Satin has left his winter ball team in Venezuela, Leones del Caracas, to return to the ...

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Making Sense of the DWright Drama

Today another ill-timed column just to generate clicks came from the finger tips of Adam Rubin.  I suppose the reader has grown tired of the 100 po...

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The one thing I'm taking from this Fa...

I've been watching a lot of good baseball lately.This Fall Classic has been filled with some heroics and managed like a chess game.  To me, this ha...

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Lidge and Oswalt: Options for the Mets?

The Phillies announced that they have declined the 2012 options for starter RHP Roy Oswalt and reliever RHP Brad Lidge.  Instead of a $16MM option,...

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The power of If.

If is a magical word, especially when it comes to being a sports fan. And it is a key foundation piece to a met fan staple "There's always next ye...

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Defending McCarver

“It’s a five-letter word: S-T-R-I-K-E.”With that statement, Tim McCarver set off a cascade of sarcastic tweets from Twitter users who love to revel...

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Minor League Position Breakdown: Shor...

We conclude our look at the minor league depth at shortstop.  Shortstop is a position the Mets may need to permanently fill this offseason, and eve...

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Minor League Position Breakdown: Util...

Yes, even utility players are being covered in our positional breakdown of the minor leagues.  It’s not an overly intriguing or sexy group of playe...

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Minor League Position Breakdown: Thir...

We continue our positional breakdown today with the hot corner.  Third base is another position where the Mets won’t need anybody anytime soon, but...

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Can Jose Reyes & CJ Wilson Fit Within...

Last Friday Joe D the owner of Metsmerizedonline which is one of the most popular and longest running Mets fan sites on the net wrote a post titled...

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Wright is the New Reyes

Whether or not the Mets sign Jose Reyes this offseason, you can expect a similar round of drama with David Wright in 2012.  In fact, the speculatio...

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Minor League Position Breakdown: Seco...

Today, we take a look at the minor league depth at second base.  Second base for the Mets is still an unsettled position, but luckily, not because ...

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Does Theo Epstein & The 2011 Cubs Sha...

David Schoenfield of ESPN wrote an interesting article that asked one question. How long until the Cubs compete again? In it he looked at all teams...

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